The soybeans growing near Wimbledon, North Dakota got nipped by frost at the end of May. Farmer Joe Ericson thinks there’s about 500 acres that may need to be replanted on his farm. “The soybeans we need to replant are a combination of frosted soybeans and another 100 acres that sat in the ground too long in the dry. We hope to start re-planting on Wednesday.” Ericson says more rain would help the crop. “The rain we did get, we ended up having to rotary hoe the soybeans. The tops were getting crusty and we had to break that up,” says Ericson. “We were happy to get planting done early, we’ve rarely been done with planting by Memorial Day, but I guess we weren’t done.”
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